Plug Power and Charlatte America partnership proves successful

Back in April (2019), Plug Power and Charlatte America delivered fuel-cell powered electric cargo tuggers for FedEx’s use at the Albany International Airport.

After months of operation, the fuel cell-powered cargo tuggers posted impressive results. Since February, the tuggers have been in operation five days a week and endured temperatures ranging from 5°F to 91°F, including 41 days in below-freezing temperatures.

The tuggers that feature Plug Power’s ProGen hydrogen fuel cell technology can tow up to 40,000lbs of weight for up to four hours without stopping.

“Plug Power’s work bringing hydrogen fuel cell power to FedEx and Albany International Airport proves once again that fuel cells are ready to take centre stage,” said Andy Marsh, CEO of Plug Power.

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